December 2015

On 12012015 members of the Allen County Sheriff’s Office, Iola Fire Department/Allen County EMS, Iola Police Department, and Kansas Highway Patrol responded to an three vehicle accident on U169 at Oregon Road.  Upon arrival it was determined a vehicle driven by Donald Hillbrant of Iola was traveling eastbound on Oregon Road when it failed to stop at a stop sign at U169.  Donald’s vehicle was struck by a southbound tractor/trailer driven by Terry Chism of Fredonia.  Terry’s vehicle then struck a northbound tractor/trailer driven by Ron Keithley of Herman, Nebraska.  All three subjects were transported to Allen County Regional Hospital by Iola Fire Department/Allen County EMS where Donald was pronounced dead.  Terry and Ron were treated for minor injuries and released.  The highway was closed for several hours while the crash investigation was completed by the Kansas Highway Patrol Critical Highway Accident Response Team (CHART).


On 12022015 a vehicle driven by John Hutton of Humboldt was traveling eastbound on Iowa Road 0.6 miles east of 1600 Street when it struck a deer that entered the roadway.  No injuries were reported. View Crash Log


On 12022015 a vehicle driven by Austin Hammer of Iola was traveling southbound on 1000 Street 0.1 miles south of Nebraska Road when it struck a deer that entered the roadway. View Crash Log


On 12022015 Dolores K. Silcox of Iola was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office on an outstanding Allen County District Court warrant for Failure to Appear (Drug Court).  She was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12022015 Angela M. Torres of Iola was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office on seven (7) outstanding Neosho County District Court warrants for Probation Violation. She was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12022015 Theft by Deception was reported in Iola.  Total loss is estimated at $2,800.00.  A suspect has been identified and charges are being requested through the Allen County Attorney’s Office.


On 12022015 Crystal M. Hall of Iola was arrested on two outstanding Anderson County District Court warrants.  She was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12032015 Austin L. Myrick of Iola was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office on an outstanding Iola Municipal Court warrant for Failure to Comply.  He was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12032015 Criminal Damage to Property was reported in rural Iola.  Total loss is estimated at $2,600.00.


On 12042015 a vehicle driven by Norma Roberts of Humboldt was traveling westbound on Georgia Road 0.6 miles east of 1400 Street when it struck a deer that entered the roadway.  No injuries were reported. View Crash Log


On 12052015 members of the Allen County Sheriff’s Office, Iola Police Department, Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, and the Iola Fire Department/Allen County EMS responded to a one vehicle rollover crash in rural Iola.  Upon arrival it was determined a vehicle driven by Alexis Poffenbarger of Iola was traveling northbound on 2000 Street 0.5 miles north of North Dakota Road when it left the roadway to the east and overturned.  No injuries were reported. View Crash Log


On 12052015 Billy W. Haney of Chanute was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office on an outstanding Greenwood County District Court warrant.  he was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12062015 a Burglary, Theft, and Criminal Damage to Property was reported in rural Iola.  On 12192015 the stolen items were recovered at a rural Iola residence.  Damage is estimated at $10.00.  An investigation is ongoing.


On 12072015 Jaime P. Henderson of Iola was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office on an outstanding Allen County District Court warrant for Distribution of Controlled Substances.  She was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12072015 Anna M. Walls of Iola was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office on an outstanding Allen County District Court warrant for Failure to Appear.  She was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12072015 Burglary, Theft, and Criminal Damage to Property was reported in Gas.  Total loss is estimated at $225.00.


On 12072015 Theft was reported in Moran.  Total loss is estimated at $11.00.


On 12082015 Jason T. Sinclair of Iola was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office for Battery of a Law Enforcement Officer (2 counts) and Disorderly Conduct.  He was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12082015 Amber M. Sievers of Yates Center was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office on an outstanding Iola Municipal Court warrant for Failure to Appear.  She was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12082015 Kaci K. Haney of Chanute was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office for Interference with Law Enforcement.  She was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12082015 members of the Allen County Sheriff’s Office and Iola Fire Department/Allen County EMS responded to a possible rollover accident in the area of 1300 Street and Rhode Island Road.  Upon arrival it was determined a vehicle driven by an unknown person had been traveling northbound on 1300 Street when it failed to negotiate the curve onto Rhode Island Road.  The vehicle entered a sideways skid, left the roadway to the south, completed a revolution, and struck a grassy embankment.  The driver fled the scene on foot.  The vehicle was impounded.  Upon further investigation the driver was identified as Christopher D. Cooper of Iola.  Christopher was three days later and was cooperative during the investigation.  Christopher confirmed he was not injured.  The case has been submitted for review to the Allen County Attorney’s Office.  Charges of Failure to Report an Accident and Leaving the Scene of an Accident are being requested.  View Crash Log


On 12082015 Theft was reported in Gas.  Total loss was estimated at $20.00.  With assistance from the community, a suspect was located and the case was resolved.


On 12092015 Chris D. Cooper of Iola was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office on two outstanding Allen County District Court warrants for Failure to Appear.  He was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12102015 Violation of a Protection Order was reported in Iola.  A suspect has been identified and charges are being request for Violation of a Protection Order (114 counts).


On 12112015 a vehicle driven by Thomas Buckle of Colony was traveling southbound on U169 0.3 miles south of North Dakota Road when it struck a deer that entered the roadway.  No injuries were reported. View Crash Log


On 12122015 Mary J. West of Corpus Christi, Texas was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office on an outstanding Allen County District Court warrant for Failure to Appear and an outstanding warrant out of Texas.  She was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12122015 a vehicle driven by Clinton Folk of Iola was traveling northbound on 600 Street 300′ north of Minnesota Road when it struck a deer that entered the roadway.  No injuries were reported.  View Crash Log


On 12122015 Steven A. Hinkle of Paola was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office for Domestic Battery, Battery, and Disorderly Conduct.  He was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12122015 a vehicle driven by Cassandra Stephens of La Harpe was traveling northbound on 1000 Street 0.2 miles north of Missouri Road when Cassandra attempted an evasive maneuver to avoid striking an animal in the roadway.  Cassandra lost control of the vehicle.  The vehicle left the roadway to the west and overturned.  No injuries were reported. View Crash Log


On 12122015 a vehicle driven by a juvenile of Iola was traveling northwest bound on NW Minnesota Road 0.3 miles northwest of U169 when the driver attempted to enter a private driveway at a high rate of speed.  The vehicle overturned.  No injuries were reported.  View Crash Log


On 12132015 members of the Allen County Sheriff’s Office received a tip regarding a wanted person, Katrina G. Kelley, at a residence in Iola.  Members of the Allen County Sheriff’s Office and Iola Police Department responded.  During the course of the investigation it was determined subjects at the residence were attempting to mislead law enforcement.  John J. Morris of Iola was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office for Obstructing Apprehension or Prosecution, Paul M. Heslop of Iola was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office for Interference with Law Enforcement (Felony), and Katrina G. Kelley of Iola was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office for Interference with Law Enforcement (Felony) and an outstanding Allen County District Court warrant for Possession of Methamphetamine and Distribution.  All three were transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12132015 a vehicle driven by Autumn Adair of Neosho Falls was traveling westbound on Utah Road 0.7 miles east of 200 Street when it struck a deer that entered the roadway.  No injuries were reported.  View Crash Log


On 12142015 Theft and Criminal Damage to Property was reported in Petrolia.  Total loss is estimated at $18,000.00.


On 12162015 a Burglary and Theft was reported in rural Savonburg.  Total loss is estimated at $1,050.00.


On 12172015 John J. Morris of Iola was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office on an outstanding Allen County District Court warrant for Probation Violation.  He was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12192015 a vehicle driven by Jesse Gardner of Moran was traveling eastbound on U054 at 3600 Street when it struck a deer that entered the roadway.  No injuries were reported.  View Crash Log


On 12192015 a vehicle driven by Katarina McIntosh of Chanute was traveling southbound on U169 MP69 or 0.25 miles north of U054 when it struck a coyote that entered the roadway.  No injuries were reported.  View Crash Log


On 12192015 Domestic Battery, Disorderly Conduct, and Criminal Damage to Property was reported in rural Iola.  Suspects have been identified and an investigation is ongoing.


On 12202015 a vehicle driven by Robbie Fountain of Iola was traveling southbound on U169 0.5 miles south of Wyoming Road when it struck a deer that entered the roadway.  No injuries were reported.  View Crash Log


On 12202015 a vehicle driven by Dwight Nelson of Garnett was traveling southbound on U059 MP85 or 0.75 miles north of West Virginia Road when it struck a deer that entered the roadway.  View Crash Log


On 12202015 Collin M. Wille of Humboldt was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office for Failure to Report an Accident and Providing False Information.  He was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12202015 a vehicle driven by Ashley Zibung of Moran was traveling northbound on U059 0.5 miles south of South Dakota Road when it struck a deer that entered the roadway.  No injuries were reported.  View Crash Log


On 12202015 members of the Allen County Sheriff’s Office and Iola Fire Department/Allen County EMS responded to a one vehicle injury accident near U054 and New Hampshire Road.  Upon arrival it was determined a vehicle driven by Jill Ramsey of Bronson was traveling eastbound on U054 0.25 miles east of New Hampshire Road when it struck a deceased deer in the roadway.  Jill was transported by the Iola Fire Department/Allen County EMS to Allen County Regional Hospital for treatment of unknown injuries.  View Crash Log


On 12212015 Douglas A. Smithart of Chanute was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office on two outstanding Allen County District Court warrants for Probation Revocation.  He was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12212015 Jesse J. Belsher of Topeka was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office on an outstanding Allen County District Court warrant for Failure to Appear, an outstanding Shawnee County District Court warrant for No Liability Insurance, Driving While Suspended, and No Registration, and an outstanding Shawnee County District Court warrant for Probation Violation.  He was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12222015 Shiann V. Barnes of Topeka was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office on an outstanding Allen County District Court warrant for Unlawful Use of Toxic Vapors, Identity Theft, Theft, Possession of Stolen Property, and Forgery.  She was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12222015 a vehicle driven by Rolland Hibbs of Chanute was traveling southbound on U169 MP62 or 0.2 miles north of Hawaii Road when it struck a deer that entered the roadway.  No injuries were reported.  View Crash Log


On 12222015 a vehicle driven by Pamella Adams of Moran was traveling westbound on U054 0.5 miles west of 2800 Street when it struck a deer that entered the roadway.  No injuries were reported.  View Crash Log


On 12232015 Timothy E.D. Rogers of Iola was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office on three outstanding Allen County District Court warrants for Probation Revocation.  He was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12252015 John D. Cox, Jr., of Iola was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office for Criminal Damage to Property (Domestic) and Disorderly Conduct (Domestic).  He was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12252015 Alexander L. Warner of Petrolia was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office for Cruelty to Animals and Permitting a Dangerous Animal at Large.  He was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12262015 members of the Allen County Sheriff’s Office, Iola Police Department, and Iola Fire Department/Allen County EMS responded to an injury accident on U169 near NW Minnesota Road.  Upon arrival it was determined a vehicle driven by Gavin Thorenson of Greybull, Wyoming was traveling northbound when it crossed the east fog line.  Gavin over-corrected which caused the vehicle to leave the roadway to the west.  The vehicle struck a culvert and overturned.  Gavin refused medical treatment on scene.  View Crash Log


On 12262015 a vehicle driven by a juvenile of Humboldt was traveling southbound on 800 Street when it slowed to turn westbound on Delaware Road.  A vehicle driven by a juvenile of Humboldt was traveling too fast for conditions on the wet roadway and rear ended the first vehicle.  No injuries were reported.  View Crash Log


On 12272015 members of the Allen County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Domestic Disturbance in Gas.  James A. Hosack II of Gas was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office for Domestic Battery, Disorderly Conduct, and Criminal Restraint.  Essence S. Owens of Gas was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office for Domestic Battery, Disorderly Conduct, and Criminal Damage to Property (Domestic).  Both were transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12282015 Kimberly L. Dugan of Topeka was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office for Driving While Suspended/Canceled/Revoked (Habitual Violator) and Interference with Law Enforcement (Felony).  She was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12282015 a vehicle driven by Laura Boone of Garnett was traveling southbound on U169 MP62 or 0.5 miles north of Hawaii Road when it lost traction on snow/ice.  The vehicle left the roadway to the east and struck a sign post.  No injuries were reported.  View Crash Log


On 12302015 a Theft was reported in Moran.  Total loss is estimated at $33.00.


On 12312015 Jeremy J. Neal of Iola was arrested by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office for two counts of Violation of the Registered Offender Act.  He was transported to the Allen County Jail.


On 12312015 a Burglary and Theft was reported in rural La Harpe.  A stolen vehicle was later recovered in Bourbon County.  Total loss is estimated at $560.00.  An investigation is ongoing.


On 12312015 Criminal Damage to Property was reported in rural Humboldt.  Total loss is estimated at $500.00.


For the Month of December 2015 the Allen County Sheriff’s Office had a total of 736 calls for service.  Calls for service include, but are not limited to: other emergency agency assists, 9-1-1 calls, welfare checks, motor vehicle accidents, medical calls, self-initiated investigations, arrests, and public service calls.